The world is divided into four kingdoms, each represented by the element they harness, and peace has lasted throughout the realms of Water, Air, Earth, and Fire under the supervision of the Avatar, a link to the spirit world and the only being capable of mastering the use of all four elements. When young Avatar Aang disappears, the Fire Nation launches an attack to eradicate all members of the Air Nomads to prevent interference in their future plans for world domination. 100 years pass and current Fire Lord Ozai continues to conquer and imprison anyone with elemental "bending" abilities in the Earth and Water Kingdoms, while siblings Katara and Sokka from a Southern Water Tribe find a mysterious boy trapped beneath the ice outside their village. Upon rescuing him, he reveals himself to be Aang, Avatar and last of the Air Nomads. Swearing to protect the Avatar, Katara and Sokka journey with him to the Northern Water Kingdom in his quest to master "Waterbending" and eventually fulfill ... Written by
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Although this movie does not take place in Philadelphia, (like all of M. Night Shyamalan's other movies) some of the movie was shot there. See more »
During the scene where Aang is being tested by Zuko's uncle Iroh, Iroh pours a cup of water onto the table and it coalesces into a circle (at around 26 mins). In the next shot, Iroh places a rock on the table where the water had just been (at around 29 mins), but the water has inexplicably disappeared. See more »
A hundred years ago all was right with our world. Prosperity and peace filled our days. / The four Nations: Water, Earth, Fire, and Air Nomads lived amongst each other in harmony. / Great respect was afforded to all those who could bend their natural element. / The Avatar was the only person born amongst all the nations who could master all four elements. / He was the only one who could communicate with the Spirit World. With the Spirits' guidance the Avatar kept balance in the ...
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The opening production logos are accompanied by bending elements: the stars in the Paramount logo are accompanied by splashes of water, and the Nickelodeon Movies logo is seen ablaze and is cooled down with a blast of air. See more »
Night Shyamalan firebends his directing career into smitherenes
First off.. there was almost no 3d in this movie... except the opening part where it shows paramount pictures and a couple of water balls are shot out.
Second and more importantly the acting/character development and everything else about this movie was so unbearable that I walked out of my first movie ever! The acting by the Avatar and almost all other members of the cast including mr. slumdog millionaire was up to par with a jr. high level drama class.
As mentioned elsewhere the CGI was slow and ridiculously overdone...
Probably the worst thing about the movie is that its so rushed. This really adds to the suck factor because the script dictated that the characters (already void of expression), exhaustively tell us whats going to happen next so as not to confuse audience members who have not seen the cartoon!!! This is the worst movie i have ever paid to see... The 3rd mummy movie should win an Oscar when put next to this piece of...
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